Shane McKinney Killed in Hit-and-Run Crash on West Dallas Street in Houston

Shane McKinney Killed in Hit-and-Run Crash on West Dallas Street in Houston

Shane McKinney ID’d as Bicyclist Killed in Houston Crash on West Dallas Street near Montrose Boulevard

Houston, Texas (October 12, 2022) – The bicyclist who died on Tuesday night during Pride Bike Ride Houston has been identified as Shane McKinney, 45.

The deadly crash occurred shortly before 8:00 p.m.  Tuesday, October 11, on West Dallas Street near Montrose Boulevard and downtown Houston.

Authorities said McKinney was one of the bicyclists who were riding with the group when he lost control of his bike and fell. He was then hit by a Mercedes E-Class sedan with an out-of-state license plate.

The driver of the Mercedes attempted to speed away but ended up hitting McKinney a second time. McKinney was declared dead at the scene.

The driver of the Mercedes did not stop to render aid to McKinney and fled the scene. Police said the driver is facing felony charges for not stopping to render aid.

The crash remains under investigation. Anyone with information or who witnessed the collision is urged to call HPD’s Hit and Run Unit at 713-247-4072 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

Common Causes of Automobile Accidents

There are many different reasons why automobile, 18-wheeler, and motorcycle accidents occur, including driver negligence, driver inattention, texting and driving, speeding, fatigue, failure to yield the right of way from a stop sign, or private drive, running a red light, and driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. While the factors listed above are the main causes of most accidents, there may also be other factors involved, which is why it’s important that an investigation be conducted before evidence disappears, especially in cases involving a fatality.  At Joel A. Gordon & Associates, we will act quickly to secure accident scene photos, interview witnesses, obtain police records, and secure other valuable evidence needed to win your case.  Call now for a free consultation.

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